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Clear Creek sophomore Sawyer Kitting, right, throws to home plate while Sheridan senior Mathew Gonzales races home before getting tagged out by Clear Creek sophomore Dakota Ball on April 23 at Sheridan High School. The Golddiggers lost 17-1.
Golddiggers seeking better defense

By Craig Harper — For the Courant

DENVER — Clear Creek baseball coach Shane Ball has been forced to display the patience of Job for the second straight season.

“I told one of my assistants that I’m this close to snapping,” Ball said after the Golddiggers suffered a pair of lopsided losses to two of the Class 3A Frontier League’s better teams April 23 at Sheridan High School.